My “Crack House” Makeover & New Paint Color Reveal!

"We bought a crack house," my hubby cried! The house had been seriously neglected and we definitely had our work cut out for us when we renovated. I can't believe it's been 10 years since we moved into our former "crack house" and I thought it would be fun take a walk down memory lane and share the horrifying befores of the house as well as the different exterior looks it has gone through over the years (from white to green to … Continue Reading

The Swarm in My Antique Church Pew and How to Get Rid of Carpenter Bees

The gates of heaven opened and a choir of angels sang from on high when I finally found the antique pew of my dreams! Little did I know that it had a secret hiding inside ... a swarm of carpenter bees! This is the story of how to know if you have them, how to make sure you don't bring anything home with them hiding inside, and how to get rid of carpenter bees for good before they wreak havoc on your home (and give you … Continue Reading

Vintage Lawn Bowling Set & Summer Foyer

If I had known that March 9 would be my last visit to the thrift store, I would have bought more stuff! It's been over three months since I had my thrift store fix and although thrift stores in New Jersey just recently reopened, I had my ways of still enjoying the thrill of the hunt while they were closed. Facebook Marketplace is my go to place to find cool stuff. When I spotted this vintage lawn bowling set, I put the pedal … Continue Reading